USCIS released a memo yesterday relating to I-829 processing changes. Short story: instead of getting an automatic 12 extension of status when filing an I-829, USCIS will now extend you and your family for 18 months based on longer processing times. Below is the actual text of the memo.
As of June 11, 2018, petitioners who file Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, or Form I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions on Permanent Resident Status, will receive a Form I-797 receipt notice that can be presented with their Form I-551, Permanent Resident Card, as evidence of continued status for 18 months past the expiration date on their Permanent Resident Card.
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